[United States] : Image Entertainment, c2005.
1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Interview subjects: Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Nicholas Brothers, Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne, James Earl Jones, Gregory Hines ; narrator, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Writer/producer/director, Velma Cato ; cameras, Van Carlson, Kevin McCafferty ; editors, Sushmita Vijayan, Sarah Boyd ; music composed and arranged by Hubert Laws.
Originally produced as a television documentary in 1998.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
This tribute celebrates African American silver screen legends. Included are interviews and rare footage documenting the kinds of roles black actors were first given, the challenges these performers met, and the real behind-the-scenes story of their acceptance and triumphs in Hollywood.
Subtitle on cassette label and container: Black experience in Hollywood
ID0675FSDVD Image Entertainment